Craving some authentic Korean food this weekend? Head over to Wilshire Boulevard for the first Taste of Koreatown, showcasing the best of LA's Korean restaurants. Eat your way through the festival at a Roll-Your-Own-Gimbap station, a Spicy Tofu Eating
Challenge, and Guacamole with Kimchi Guac). The beer garden will feature soju cocktails, Kooksoondang makali (unfiltered soju),
bokbunja (Korean red wine) and Firestone
craft beers. Participating eateries include BCD Tofu House, Seoul Sausage Company, Park’s BBQ, Hamji Park (known for their Korean style pork ribs, a favorite of Anthony Bourdain) and Palsaik Samgyupsal ( a Seoul restaurant famous for their pork belly barbecue).
The festival takes place from noon to 5 p.m. today on Hobart Street between Wilshire Blvd. and 7th Street in Los Angeles. Tickets are $2, and food is cash only. Visit www.atasteofkoreatown.com
Text: Veronica Hill • CaliforniaTravelExpert.com Photos: Oi Leen